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Safer Roads Humber

Volume 488: debated on Tuesday 3 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much public money has been paid to Safer Roads Humber to support the discharge of its objectives; from what sources such funding has been drawn; what rules are in place to ensure value for money from such funding; and if he will make a statement. (260007)

The Government have provided financial support for road safety activities to the four local highway authorities in the area covered by the Safer Roads Humber partnership. The local authorities are responsible for final decisions about how much funding to allocate to the Safer Roads Humber partnership. The funding the local authorities put into the partnership is subject to the relevant audit requirements placed on the local authorities.

The funding support provided to the local authorities in the Humber area relating specifically to road safety in 2008-09 is shown in the following table.

£

Local authority

Contribution to area based grant

Specific capital grant

East Riding of Yorkshire

613,041

136,398

Kingston upon Hull

511,892

113,893

North East Lincolnshire

297,395

66,169

North Lincolnshire

341,202

75,916